Posts Categorized: Press Releases

Applications due for youth job training progam

The KORE program is a summer long job training and recreation immersion program for kids entering grades 5 – 9 in the fall. This program is a great way for kids to give back to their community, learn important skills for real life, and have a lot of fun – all at the same time!

City departments NOT merging

Prior to the April 3rd press release, the City was organized into seven departments: Administration, Community Development, Police, Fire, Public Works, Pool and Recreation and SteamPlant. Today, those same seven departments still exist, and no new department has been created.

USFS plans prescribed burn near O’Haver Lake

The U.S. Forest Service – San Isabel National Forest-Salida Ranger District is planning a prescribed burn in southern Chaffee County, potentially starting in mid-April to May, 2014. The area is located near O’Haver Lake adjacent to County Road 200. A temporary road closure may be necessary to provide for public and firefighter safety.

Preregister for the 9Health Fair

The 9Health Fair is coming to Salida on Saturday, April 26, from 6:30 a.m. until noon at Salida Middle School, 520 Milford St., Salida. Anyone 18 and older can participate in the fair’s low-cost and free health screenings.

Tell Your Story

Kathy Beekman, a CREATE Client Advisor with CREATE Metro State University’s Center for Innovation will be teaching the April 7, 2014 Creative Monday class on retail and merchandising.

Are You Expecting?

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center’s Family Birthing Center and Chaffee County Public Health will host a Baby and Pregnancy Fair on Saturday, March 15, from 1 to 3 p.m. The event will be held in the hospital’s atrium by the main entrance, 1000 Rush Drive, Salida.

The Baby and Pregnancy Fair is free and open to everyone. Tours of the Family Birthing Center will be available as well as information on breastfeeding, baby care, nutrition and more. A car seat and breast [...]